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Business forecasting (6 points)


Leader: Dr Ann Maharaj

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Basic forecasting tools. Review of basic time series analysis techniques. Moving averages and exponential smoothing forecasting methods. Box-Jenkins method of forecasting. Comparison of forecasting techniques. Introduction to time series regression and dynamic models. Applications to time series from the accounting, economics, banking, finance and management areas. Excel and SPSS will be used.

Assessment: Assignments: (40%) + Final examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures, one 2-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites: ETX2111 or ETX2121 or ETX2171 or ETX2161 or ETC1010

Prohibitions: ETC2450

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